i In the frame: Eileen Cooper accuses the art world of failing women

Meet Eileen Cooper: she wants to shake up the art world.

Google co-founders loosen grip

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are relinquishing some of their control over the internet search leader with the sale of 10 million shares worth $5.5 billion (£3.4 billion).

Sergey Brin: Engine driver

Google's bold stand against China owes much to the ideals of the internet giant's co-founder

Google shares fall after slowing ad sales revealed

Google's internet ad sales grew at its slowest rate ever during the last three months, forcing the online search leader to tighten its belt another notch to propel its second-quarter profit above analyst estimates.

Sophie Morris: Teenage kicks tell all in the gadget age

Who'd have thought that the best way to get the inside track on teenagers' technology habits was to ask an actual teenager? Until this revolutionary piece of noughties market research (more details later) came to light recently, it was assumed that the media consumption and social networking inclinations of teenagers resembled adults': greedy, frantic, gullible and self-aggrandising, overly personal and constant, interminable even.

'I'm a lover, not a fighter' says Google to US government probes

Google doesn't believe it needs to change its ways despite three separate US government inquiries into whether some of the internet search leader's actions are thwarting competition.

Planet Google, By Randall Stross

"War, hyperinflation, breakdowns in public utility services" – just a few of the accidents of history that, as Randall Stross wisely points out, the all-consuming online data store has never had to face. Google's fair-weather expansion has proceeded at stunning speed since Stanford whizzkids Sergey Brin and Larry Page created it in 1998.

Inside Google London

Google has harnessed the power of the internet to change our lives. But could the world's most powerful company change the way we work, too? Simon Usborne discovers the power of free beer, table football – and office dogs

An invention that could change the internet for ever

Revolutionary new web software could put giants such as Google in the shade when it comes out later this month. Andrew Johnson reports

Davos: The real story

It's all about freeloading fatcats and nothing constructive ever gets done. Right? Not quite. David Randall reveals the unexpected truth about the World Economic Forum

Queen pops down the road to visit Google

The Queen was given a glimpse into the world behind the internet search engine Google today when she visited the organisation's offices.

Packed lunches: The al desko gourmet

Packed lunches used to mean curly sandwiches and brown bananas. These days, they've gone gourmet. Simon Usborne gets cooking

Google sorry after crash hits millions

Even the mighty Google is not infallible. The internet giant was forced to make a grovelling apology to millions of users of its Gmail email service yesterday, after the system went down for several hours.

Google fights the French resistance

Has the French resistance begun to crumble? When Google unveiled its Book Search project in late 2004, no country protested louder against this digital battering-ram of "Anglo-Saxon" hegemony than France.

House-hunting on the net is moving on up

Portals such as Rightmove have ruled the roost online, but there is a new kid on the block. Laura Howard reports

Sophie Heawood: In a hi-tech age, we're losing the art of losing things

It's not often I envy those with senile dementia, but the news that they could soon be tagged with satellite tracking systems did make me a little green.

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